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AP PHOTOS: Creepy ghost town comes up for air

A strange ghost town that spent a quarter century under water is coming up for air again in the Argentine farmlands southwest of Buenos Aires.


Francis is first pope from the Americas

Pope Francis

Pope Francis is the first ever from the Americas, an austere Jesuit intellectual who modernized Argentina's conservative Catholic church. Known until Wednesday as Jorge Bergoglio, the 76-year-old is known as a humble man who denied himself the luxuries that previous Buenos Aires cardinals enjoyed. He came close to becoming pope last time, reportedly gaining the second-highest vote total in several rounds of voting before he bowed out of the running in the conclave that elected Pope Benedict XVI.


Woman Falls 23 Stories, Lands on Taxi, Survives

Woman Falls 23 Stories, Lands on Taxi, Survives

Witnesses say they saw a woman throw herself from the 23rd story of a Buenos Aires hotel Monday and survive.


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